Pacific Fishery Management Council

Pacific Fishery Management Council

April 2022 Council Meeting - Briefing Book Public Comments

Public Comments
Closed for comment at 04/05/2022 05:00 PM PDT

Meeting Navigation

Meeting Time: 04/08/2022 08:00 AM PDT

The following Agenda is subject to change.



To submit a Public Comment, click on the Agenda Item below you wish to comment on.

A pop up box will appear, where you will enter your name, organization, E-mail address (for confirmation E-mail to be sent), and where you can either type in your Public Comment OR Attach it. 

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The E-Portal will open on 3/16 and close at 5pm on 4/5. Comment received between 3/16 and 3/24 by 5pm will go live on 3/25 when we post the Briefing Book materials. Comments received between 3/25 and 4/5 will be viewable upon approval and no later than the start of the Council meeting.

Sign up for oral testimony will begin at 8am on 4/8. The sign up window will remain open until we reach the Public comment section of each Agenda Item at which point they will be closed.

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B. Open Comment Period
B1 1 Comment Comments on Non-Agenda Items
C. Habitat Issues
C1 2 Comments Current Habitat Issues
D. Salmon Management
D1 6 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
D2 146 Comments Tentative Adoption of 2022 Management Measures for Analysis
D3 0 Comments Clarify Council Direction on 2022 Management Measures
D4 0 Comments Methodology Review Preliminary Topic Selection
D5 0 Comments Further Direction for 2022 Management Alternatives
D6 168 Comments 2022 Management Measures - Final Action
E. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
E1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
E2 1 Comment Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs) for 2022-2023 - Final Action
E3 2 Comments Pacific Sardine Assessment, Harvest Specifications, and Management Measures – Final Action
E4 1 Comment Fishery Management Plan Management Categories – Final Action
F. Groundfish Management
F1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
F2 0 Comments Trawl Cost Recovery Report
F3 1 Comment Biennial Harvest Specifications for 2023-2024 Fisheries – Final Action
F4 3 Comments Preliminary Preferred Management Measure Alternatives for 2023-2024 Fisheries
F5 0 Comments Implementation of the 2022 Pacific Whiting Fishery Under the U.S./Canada Agreement
F6 3 Comments Non-trawl Sector Area Management Measures
F7 0 Comments Electronic Monitoring Update
F8 0 Comments Inseason Adjustments for 2022 – Final Action
G. Pacific Halibut Management
G1 1 Comment Incidental Catch Limits for the Salmon Troll Fishery - Final Action
H. Administrative Matters
H1 0 Comments Final West Coast Regional Framework for Determining the Best Scientific Information Available
H2 0 Comments Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
H3 0 Comments Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning
I. Enforcement
I1 1 Comment Annual U.S. Coast Guard West Coast Fishery Enforcement Report